Scotland in a Snapshot is a magical day tour showcasing the history of Southern Scotland.
The route highlights all that is best about Scotland including its great history, literary greats, lochs, castles, whisky, waterfalls, charming towns and picturesque views.
This is a new tour being run by Lesley Watson and Mark Turner of Solway Tours working with some amazing local partners. The tour will highlight the best that Scotland has to offer in one exciting route.
The day tour highlights Scotland in miniature with fantastic opportunities to visit and take snaps of some of Scotland’s most iconic places. The name plays on the fact that in Southern Scotland you can see everything that you will want to see across the country as well as time to take some incredible photographic mementos of your day.
The tour will take place two days a week with a Dumfries pick up on a Saturday and an Edinburgh pick up on a Wednesday.
The Dumfries pick up days for July are the 1st, 8th, 15th and 29th. We will also pick up in Edinburgh on the 12th of July.
Lesley and Mark are determined to bring more people to the hidden gem that is Dumfries and Galloway and the wider area of Southern Scotland. “We have so much to showcase and highlight” said Lesley
Mark and Lesley will use a modern 17 seat minibus which will allow those who book to travel in comfort.
This is a unique tour with the tour price covering entrance to a wonderful triangular Castle and one of Scotland’s most historic distilleries. Both Lesley and Mark pride themselves on the five star service that they provide.
The tour will see stops at Moffat, the Grey Mare’s Tail waterfall, St Mary’s Loch and the James Hogg statue, Megget Reservoir, Talla Water, Tweedbank, the Devil’s Beeftub, Annandale Distillery, Gretna, Gretna Green and Caerlaverock Castle. Hear real life stories about some of Scotland’s heroes and heroines including William Wallace, James Hogg, Walter Scott, Robert the Bruce, Lady Dervorgilla and Robert Burns.
You will be amazed by the powerful Scottish clans based in this area and hear about the customs of the Border Reivers as well as the wider history of the area.
All in all this is an exciting value for money tour will thrill you with its history, incredible scenery and quaint historic towns.
If you want to experience real Scotland in a day then this is an experience which is second to none.
Book online at www.scotlandinasnapshot.com or call 01387 449104